Australian decimal banknotes

This section contains
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ingle one dollar notes
single two dollar notes

single five dollars notes
single ten dollars notes
single twenty dollars notes
single fifty dollars notes
single one hundred dollars notes
decimal note sets with matching serial numbers
single note presentation packs
uncut sheets

Note Printing Branch sets and portfolios
New Zealand decimal notes

Australian one dollar single notes

paper 140 mm x 70 mm

Rennicks catalogue Year, signature and description
Condition
A $
R73 1969 Phillips Randall. Serial AQL 951904. Light centre fold and teller flick only. Highly collectable.
Ufold
48
R75 1974 Phillips Wheeler Australia
CFU
85
R75 1974 Phillips Wheeler Australia, light teller flick only
Ufold
65
R75 1974 Phillips Wheeler Australia, light teller flick only Consecutive pair. click here for image
Ufold
125
R76a 1976 Knight Wheeler Gothic centre thread, 65 mm
CFU
48
R76a 1976 Knight Wheeler Gothic centre thread, 65 mm. Consecutive pair. One has very faint centre bend barely visible, the other is perfect. click here for image
CFU/Ufold
80
R77 1979 Knight Stone. Very lightest centre fold barely visible
Ufold
8
R77 1979 Consecutive pair
Ufold
15
R78 1982 Johnston Stone, last issue of one dollar notes
CFU
POA
R78 1982 Consecutive pair
CFU
POA
R78 1982 Consecutive trio
CFU
POA

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Australian two dollars single notes

paper 146 mm x 73 mm

R81 1966 Coombs Wilson, perilously close to CFU, but just the lightest centre fold barely visible. Serial FAR 277028
Unc
80
R81 1966 Coombs Wilson, as above, consecutive pair, highly collectable
Unc
160
R301S 1966 Coombs Wilson STAR note. Serial ZFB 45422* used but highly collectable condition for such a rare note click here for image
good fine
525
R81 1966 Coombs Wilson, uncirculated, but with clear centre fold. Serial FCQ 647884
Ufold
48
R81 1966 Coombs Wilson, uncirculated, but with clear centre fold, as above, consecutive pair.
Ufold
90
R81 1966 Coombs Wilson, serial FHC 381756, light teller flicks only, highly collectable
aUnc
50
R82 1968 Coombs Randall
CFU
245
R82 1968 Consecutive pair. click here for image
CFU
490
R83 1968 Phillips Randall
CFU
95
R84 1972 Phillips Wheeler Commonwealth of Australia
CFU
85
R84 1972 Phillips Wheeler Commonwealth of Australia Consecutive pair click here for image
CFU
125
R84 1972 Phillips Wheeler Commonwealth of Australia. Light teller flick mark evident, but no folds
Unc
35
R84 1972 Phillips Wheeler Commonwealth of Australia. Light centre fold
Ufold
28
R84 1972 Phillips Wheeler Commonwealth of Australia, as above, Consecutive pair
Ufold
46
R84 1972 Phillips Wheeler Commonwealth of Australia. Light folds evident, but quite clean and collectable
aUnc
20
R85 1974 Phillips Wheeler Australia
CFU
85
R85 1974 Phillips Wheeler Australia Consecutive pair. click here for image
CFU
165
R86b 1976 Knight Wheeler OCR-B centre thread. click here for image
CFU
125
R86b 1976 Knight Wheeler OCR-B centre thread. Lightest centre fold
Ufold
95
R86b 1976 Consecutive pair, as above. click here for image
Ufold
125
R86c 1976 Knight Wheeler OCR-B side thread
CFU
55
R86c 1976 Consecutive pair, as above
CFU
65
R86c 1976 Knight Wheeler OCR-B side thread, just one very light crinkle, barely visible, serial JCV
aUnc
22
R87 1979 Knight Stone
CFU
28
R87 1979 Knight Stone. Very lightest centre fold barely visible
Ufold
15
R87 1979 Knight Stone, as above Consecutive pair. click here for image
Ufold
30
R88 1983 Johnston Stone
CFU
29
R89 1985 Johnston Fraser, last issue of two dollar notes
CFU
9
R89 1985 Johnston Fraser, last issue of two dollar notes, as above, consecutive pair. click here for image
CFU
16
R89 1985 Johnston Fraser, last issue of two dollar notes, as above, consecutive trio. click here for image
CFU
24
R89 1985 Johnston Fraser, last issue of two dollar notes, very light bend in paper barely noticeable
Unc
6
R89 1985 Johnston Fraser, last issue of two dollar notes, as above, consecutive pair. click here for image
Unc
11
R89 1985 Johnston Fraser, last issue of two dollar notes, as above, consecutive trio. click here for image
Unc
16
R89 1985 Johnston Fraser, last issue of two dollar notes, very light bend in paper barely noticeable, serial number LJZ 344000. click here for image
Unc
10

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Australian five dollars single notes

paper 150 mm x 75 mm

R203 1969 Phillips Randall. Serials NEF 898030
CFU
275
R203 1969 Phillips Randall. Consecutive pair. Serials NEF 898022/023. click here for image
CFU
540
R203 1969 Phillips Randall. Lightest centre fold, serials NFK 591409
Ufold
125
R203 1969 Phillips Randall. Lightest signs of handling only
aUnc
95
R204 1972 Phillips Wheeler Commonwealth of Australia. click here for image
CFU
235
R204 1972 Phillips Wheeler Commonwealth of Australia. Light crinkles evident, but no significant folds, serials NJR 012967
aUnc
165
R205 1972 Phillips Wheeler Australia, serials NLL 937760
CFU
225
R206a 1976 Knight Wheeler Gothic centre thread
CFU
95
R206b 1976 Knight Wheeler Gothic side thread
CFU
80
R206b 1976 Consecutive pair, as above, serials NTT 317418/9
CFU
155
R206c 1976 Knight Wheeler OCR-B side thread
CFU
75
R206c 1976 Consecutive pair, as above, serials NVZ 217124/5. click here for image
CFU
145
R208 1983 Johnston Stone
CFU
55
R209a 1985 Johnston Fraser OCR-B serials
CFU
45
R212 1990 Fraser Higgins
CFU
38


polymer 130 mm x 65 mm with original pastel colours

R214 1992 Cole Fraser polymer note, light green serial number, one available only, prefix AA04 click here for image
CFU
95
R214 1992 Cole Fraser polymer note, light green serial number, serials AB17
CFU
45
R214 1992 Cole Fraser polymer note, light green serial number, serials AB17, as above
CFU
90



polymer 130 mm x 65 mm recoloured with brighter colours

R217 1995 Evans Fraser polymer note, one available only, prefix CD95 click here for image
CFU
48
R218 2001 Macfarlane Evans polymer note, different design, featuring Henry Parkes and Catherine Spence, prefix FC01, one available only click here for image
CFU
75
R220 2005 Macfarlane Henry polymer note, prefix 05, one available only
CFU
24
R220 2006 Macfarlane Henry polymer note, prefix 06
CFU
12
R220 2006 Consecutive pair, as above
CFU
22
R221 2007 Stevens Henry polymer note, FIRST prefix BA 07
CFU
24
R221 2007 Stevens Henry polymer note, LAST prefix HB 07
CFU
24
R221 2007 prefix CK 07
CFU
9
R221 2007 Consecutive pair, as above, prefix CK 07
CFU
18
R221 2007 prefix EA 07
CFU
8
R221 2007 Consecutive pair, as above, prefix EA 07
CFU
16
R221 2008 prefix DK 08
CFU
8
R221 2008 Consecutive pair, as above, prefix DK 08
CFU
16

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Australian ten dollars single notes

paper 156 mm x 78 mm

R301 1966 Coombs Wilson. First paper issue. Serial SBR 824836. click here for image
CFU
A$ 95
R301S 1966 Coombs Wilson STAR note. Serial ZSB 29337* Significant wear from normal handling, including one very small tear on the left hand edge, but still in good collectable condition for such a rare note click here for image
average
A$ 525
R302 1967 Coombs Randall. Serial SEX. Well circulated, but quite collectable. Sought-after by collectors of unusual serial numbers. click here for image
VF
525
R303 1968 Phillips Randall. Light crinkling and evidence of some handling, but quite collectable
aEF
35
R303S 1968 Phillips Randall STAR note. Significant wear and tear from normal handling, including two small staple holes, but in highly collectable condition for such a rare note click here for image
good average
1250
R304 1972 Phillips Wheeler Commonwealth of Australia
CFU
90
R304 1972 Phillips Wheeler Commonwealth of Australia. Consecutive pair. click here for image
CFU
175
R305 1974 Phillips Wheeler Australia. Light folds and crinkling only
EF
90
R306a 1976 Knight Wheeler centre thread. click here for image
CFU
245
R306b 1976 Knight Wheeler side thread
CFU
110
R306b 1976 Knight Wheeler side thread. Light flick mark only
Unc
85
R306b 1976 Knight Wheeler side thread. Light crinkles evident from minimal circulation, but no other significant faults
aUnc
65
R306b 1976 Knight Wheeler side thread. Light crinkles evident from minimal circulation, but no other significant faults. Consecutive pair
aUnc
120
R307b 1979 Knight Stone OCR-B serials
CFU
115
R307b 1979 Knight Stone OCR-B serials. Consecutive pair. click here for image
CFU
230
R307b 1979 Knight Stone OCR-B serials. Consecutive trio
CFU
335
R307b 1979 Knight Stone OCR-B serials. 1000 serial number. click here for image
CFU
180
R313 1991 Fraser Cole Last prefix MRR. Comes with free first polymer $10 from the first polymer run, serial AA9300xxxx, black serials, overprinted on the note '1 November 1993'. Presented in official folder embossed with 'First Day of Issue 1 November 1993' click here for image
CFU
125



polymer 137 mm x 65 mm

R316 1993 Evans Fraser polymer note, prefix CE93, blue Dobell portrait, one available only
CFU
75
R316 1994 Evans Fraser polymer note, prefix AA9400, grey Dobell portrait, one available only
CFU
395
R319 2006 Macfarlane Henry polymer note, prefix 06
CFU
45
R319 2006 Macfarlane Henry polymer note, prefix 06, Consecutive pair
CFU
88
R320 2007 Stevens Henry polymer note, prefix CA 07
CFU
36
R320 2007 Consecutive pair, as above, prefix CA 07
CFU
72
R320 2007 Stevens Henry polymer note, FIRST prefix AA 07
CFU
49
R320 2007 Stevens Henry polymer note, LAST prefix GL 07
CFU
47
R320 2008 Stevens Henry polymer note, prefix DB 08
CFU
24
R320 2008 Consecutive pair, as above, prefix DB 08
CFU
48

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Australian twenty dollars single notes

paper 160 mm x 85 mm

R401 1966 Coombs Wilson. Serial XAQ 815362. Very light folds and teller flicks, and some crinkling along top edge, but quite crisp and new
aUnc
80
R402 1967 Coombs Randall. Serial XBQ 253784. Virtually CFU with just the lightest indications of handling in collection across the top edge
Unc
4250
R403 1968 Phillips Randall. Serial XDH 209396. Just the lightest indications of handling
aUnc
295
R404 1972 Phillips Wheeler Commonwealth of Australia. Light teller flick mark only, otherwise no significant flaws. Serial XGH 983800.
Unc
335
R406b 1976 Knight Wheeler side thread. click here for image
CFU
475
R406b 1976 Knight Wheeler side thread, light teller flick only
Unc
395
R406b 1976 Knight Wheeler side thread, light teller flicks only, Consecutive pair
Ufold
775
R406b 1976 Knight Wheeler side thread, light centre fold only
Ufold
345
R406b 1976 Knight Wheeler side thread, light centre fold only, Consecutive pair
Ufold
675
R407a 1979 Knight Stone Gothic serials. click here for image
CFU
185
R415 1993 Fraser Evans, last issue of twenty dollar notes, serial AAF
CFU
125
R415 1993 Consecutive pair, as above
CFU
235



polymer 144 mm x 65 mm

R419 2006 Macfarlane Henry polymer note, prefix 06
CFU
58
R419 2006 Consecutive pair, as above. click here for image
CFU
105
R419 2006 Consecutive trio
CFU
155
R420 2007 Stevens Henry polymer, prefix 07
CFU
62
R420 2007 Consecutive pair, as above, prefix 07
CFU
120
R420 2007 Stevens Henry polymer, FIRST prefix AA 07
CFU
78
R420 2007 Stevens Henry polymer, LAST prefix JC 07
CFU
75
R420 2008 Stevens Henry polymer, prefix BE 08
CFU
38
R420 2008 Consecutive pair, as above, prefix BE 08
CFU
75
R420 2008 Stevens Henry polymer, prefix GG 08
CFU
30
R420 2008 Consecutive pair, as above, prefix GG 08
CFU
58
R420 2010 Stevens Henry polymer, prefix AM10
CFU
28

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Australian fifty dollars single notes

paper 166 mm x 83 mm

R505 1974 Phillips Wheeler Australia. First paper issue. Serial YAE 057155. Slight crinkling of left and bottom left edges, but does not detract from CFU appearance.
Unc
390
R509a 1983 Johnson Fraser, gothic
CFU
335
R509a 1983 Johnson Fraser, gothic, consecutive pair
CFU
655
R509a 1983 Johnson Fraser, gothic
Ufold
245
R509a 1983 Johnson Fraser, gothic, consecutive pair, serial YVL
Ufold
475
R511 1989 Phillips Fraser, serial YYQ
CFU
235
R511 1989 Phillips Fraser, consecutive pair, serial YYQ
CFU
455
R511 1989 Phillips Fraser, serial YYQ
Unc
185
R511 1989 Phillips Fraser, consecutive pair, serial YYQ
Unc
355
R512 1990 Fraser Higgins, serial YZL
CFU
335
R512 1990 Fraser Higgins consecutive pair, serial YZL
CFU
655
R512 1990 Fraser Higgins consecutive pair, light teller flick only
Unc
475

 


polymer 151 mm x 65 mm

R519 2005 Macfarlane Henry polymer note, prefix 05, one only available
CFU
135
R519 2006 Macfarlane Henry polymer note, prefix 06
CFU
120
R519 2006 Consecutive pair, as above. click here for image
CFU
235
R519 2006Macfarlane Henry polymer note, FIRST prefix AA 06, very light crinkle in transparent window, else CFU
Unc
105
R520 2007 Stevens Henry polymer note, FIRST prefix AA 07
CFU
205
R520 2007 Stevens Henry polymer note, LAST prefix DA 07
CFU
168
R520 2008 Stevens Henry polymer note, prefix 08
CFU
95
R520 2008 Consecutive pair, as above, prefix 08
CFU
185
R520 2009 Stevens Henry polymer note, prefix CB09
CFU
85
R520 2009 Consecutive pair, as above, prefix CB09
CFU
165
R520 2011 Stevens Henry polymer note, prefix HK11
CFU
75
R520 2012 Stevens Parkinson polymer note, prefix BC12
CFU
65
R520 2013 Stevens Parkinson polymer note, prefix FE13
CFU
60
R520 2013 Consecutive pair, as above, prefix FE13
CFU
120

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Australian one hundred dollars single notes


paper 170 mm x 83 mm

R616 1991 Fraser Cole, serial ZJU 973997
CFU
POA
R616 1991 Fraser Cole, serial ZJZ 956878, just a minor top edge crimp from either bank banding or a counting machine, otherwise crisp flat uncirculated
aUnc
POA


polymer 158 mm x 65 mm

R618 1996 Evans Fraser polymer note, prefix 96, one available only
CFU
325
R618 1999 Macfarlane Henry polymer note, prefix 99
CFU
165
R618 1999 Macfarlane Henry polymer note, last prefix JK 99, one available only, very light centre fold
Ufold
225
R618 2008 Stevens Henry polymer note, prefix AB 08
CFU
135
R618 2008 Consecutive pair, as above, prefix AB 08
CFU
265

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Decimal banknote NPA single note packs - all CFU

Year Signatures Description
A$
1988 Fraser Johnston Commemorative $10 Note folder, from the first polymer run, serial AAO, overprinted on the note '26 January 1988'
35
1988 Johnston Fraser $2 green folder, from the last paper run. click here for image
14
1991 Johnston Fraser $2 green folder, as above, in pack with '500 issued' overprint for Melbourne Coin Fair, July 1991. click here for image
40
1994 Evans Fraser $5 Deluxe folder, from the first polymer run, serial AA9400xxxx, black serials
55
1994 Evans Fraser $5 Premium folder, serial AA9400xxxx, red serials. Only 900 issued. Extremely rare
125
1994 Evans Fraser $10 Premium folder, from the first polymer run, serial AA94000xxx, red serials. Only 900 issued. Extremely rare. click here for image
225
1994 Evans Fraser $20 folder, from the first polymer run, serial AA9400xxxx, black serials, overprinted on the note '31 October 1994'
95

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Uncut decimal banknote sheets - all CFU
Year Signatures Description
A$
1990 Fraser Higgins $5 block of 4 notes
85
1991 Fraser Cole $10 vertical pair
75
1991 Fraser Cole $10 block of 4 notes in collector folder. With overprint on folder: "Issued at the Numismatic Association of Australia's International Coin Fair Sydney 16/17 November 1991"
185
1992 Fraser Cole $5 horizontal pair in collector folder. Black serials, with red overprint on the left hand note: "25th Anniversary 1967-1992"
75
1992 Fraser Cole $5 horizontal pair in collector folder, as above. With overprint on folder: "Issued at the Numismatic Association of Australia's International Coin Fair Melbourne 11/12 July 1992"
95
1992 Fraser Cole $5 horizontal pair in collector folder, as above. The top border of the notes shows plate number. Very rare
115
1994 Fraser Evans

$50 vertical pair in collector folder, black serials

245
1994 Fraser Evans $50 block of 4 notes in collector folder, black serials, only 750 issued
455

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Decimal banknote first and last sets - all CFU

Year Signatures Description
A$
1992 Fraser Cole (paper) and Cole Fraser (polymer) $5 folder, paper note from final run with polymer $5 from the first polymer run, serial AA, overprinted in purple on the note '7 July 1992'. Official folder from the Note Printing Branch.
65
1992 Fraser Cole (paper) and Cole Fraser (polymer) $5 folder, as above, but with embossed front '1st day of issue'. Official folder from the Note Printing Branch.
70
1993 Fraser Cole (paper) and Evans Fraser (polymer) $10 folder, paper note from final run with polymer $10 from the first polymer run, serial BM93001xxx, purple serials, overprinted in purple on the note '1 November 1993'. Official folder from the Note Printing Branch.
65
1993 Fraser Cole (paper) and Evans Fraser (polymer)

$10 premium first day folder, paper note from final run with polymer $10 from the first polymer run, serial AA9300xxxx, black serials, overprinted on the note '1 November 1993'. Folder embossed with 'First Day of Issue 1 November 1993'. Official folder from the Note Printing Branch.

Fraser Cole paper note has last prefix: MRR. click here for image
125
1993 Fraser Cole (paper) and Evans Fraser (polymer) $10 Banjo Paterson premium portfolio, red serial numbers. Official folder from the Note Printing Branch. Only 900 issued. click here for image
395
1994 Fraser Evans (paper) and Evans Fraser (polymer) $20 folder, paper note from final run with polymer $20 from the first polymer run, serial AA9400xxxx, black serials, overprinted on the note '31 October 1994'. Folder embossed with '31 October 1994 first day of issue'. Official folder from the Note Printing Branch.
255
1994 Fraser Cole (paper) and Evans Fraser (polymer) $20 Reiby-Flynn premier portfolio, red serial numbers. Official folder from the Note Printing Branch. Only 900 issued
725

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NPA Decimal banknote and stamp portfolios - all CFU
Year Signatures Description
A$
1994 Fraser Evans $20 note overprinted with "Lawrence Hargrave Centenary Portfolio 4966". With pane of 25 Hargrave stamps. Only 4,000 issued. click here for image
215

Note Printing Australia specials - all CFU
Year Description
A$
1989 The unissued five shilling note of 1946, released at Numismatic Association of Australia Coin Fair. Only 3,300 issued.
25

Australia banknote oddities
Year Description
A$
1965 Ten dollars Decimal Currency Board training note. Same size as issued paper $10 but no design. Signs of light handling, EF condition. click here for image
12.50
1988 Two dollars World Expo 1988, Brisbane, celebrating Australia's bicentenary, legal tender only at the World Expo. Uncirculated condition. click here for image
6.50
1988 Five dollars World Expo 1988, Brisbane, celebrating Australia's bicentenary, legal tender only at the World Expo. Uncirculated condition. click here for image
9.50

New Zealand banknotes
Item Description
Serial
Grade
Price
one pound Fleming signature
099 499080
CFU
A$ 155
$1 Star Knight signature
Serial Y91
CFU
A$ 35
$1 Star Knight, consecutive pair
Serial Y91
CFU
A$ 65
$1 Star Hardie signature
Serial Y92
CFU
A$ 30
$1 Star Hardie, consecutive pair
Serial Y92
CFU
A$ 55
$2 Star Knight signature
Serial 9Y2
CFU
A$ 50
$2 Star Knight, consecutive pair
Serial 9Y2
CFU
A$ 95
$2 Star Hardie signature
Serial 9Y3
CFU
A$ 40
$2 Star Hardie, consecutive pair
Serial 9Y3
CFU
A$ 75
$5 Star Hardie signature
Serial 992
CFU
A$ 55
$5 Star Hardie, consecutive pair
Serial 992
CFU
A$ 110
$10 Star Hardie signature
Serial 99C
CFU
A$ 155
1990 Kiwi dollar collection Official limited issue presentation pack of $1 note (serial ANS), $2 note (serial EPN), 1990 $1 coin and $2 coin,
$1 serial ANS, $2 note serial EPN
CFU and BU perfect as issued
A$ 115
1990 $10 1990 Commemorative $10 in official pack, overprinted "New Zealand 1990 commemorating the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi 1840"
Serial BBB003242
CFU perfect as issued
A$ 145
$5 1999 Brash signature click here for image
Serial AA9900
CFU
A$ 28

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